Hong Kong, China shares extend winning streak, hover near 2014 highs

martes 29 de julio de 2014 00:56 GYT

* HSI +0.3 pct, H-shares +0.1 pct, CSI300 +0.1 pct

* CSI300 in eighth consecutive winning session

* Shanghai FTZ-related stocks jump ahead of a new law

* China South City drops after reports on bulk sale of its shares (Updates to midday)

By Grace Li

HONG KONG, July 29 (Reuters) - China shares hovered near the year's highs on Tuesday while Hong Kong's key index edged up from its best close in more than 3-1/2 years on spillover from improving views of the Chinese economy.

By midday, the Hang Seng Index rose 0.3 percent to 24,493.41 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong inched up 0.1 percent.

The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings and the Shanghai Composite Index each added 0.1 percent. The Shanghai benchmark stood at 2,180.52 points. Both swung between negative and positive territory in morning trade.

The CSI300 is now in its eighth consecutive winning session, having climbed almost 8 percent in the past seven sessions.   Continuación...